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  • Cedar Park, TX
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New Master system owner and first project
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Hello-I picked up a Kreg Master System over the holidays and I am gearing up to create my first project.Project is going to be a walk in closet organizational unit.  Question I have is what would be…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Darga Jan 10, 2013.

 

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Ken Darga replied to Lee's discussion 'New Master system owner and first project'
"Lee, Visit your local home center, review the books they offer--- peruse the articles that cover constructing units, like you want to build."
Jan 10, 2013
Lee replied to Lee's discussion 'New Master system owner and first project'
"I appreciate the replies, I had not thought about a french cleat! To take Ken's suggestion in, I could build smaller modular units and install them?  Sort of like a cabinet minus the door and bottom (I am doing double hanging) and install…"
Jan 9, 2013
Ken Darga replied to Lee's discussion 'New Master system owner and first project'
"Lee, The unit shown in the photo, weighs a lot. It needs to be substantially supported. I'd recommend resting it on the floor or install suitable supporting members, to support the shelving unit and it's contents. Also, the unit needs to…"
Jan 8, 2013
John Schaben replied to Lee's discussion 'New Master system owner and first project'
"If you want to hang it off the floor, a French cleat should do the job just fine. Put screws in the wall portion of the cleat at every stud."
Jan 8, 2013
Lee replied to Lee's discussion 'New Master system owner and first project'
"Here is a link to roughly what I am referring to, made by another member.  I think they mounted it so it does not touch the floor, which is what I want to do. http://kregjig.ning.com/photo/backside-of-closet-organizer Cheers K"
Jan 8, 2013
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New Master system owner and first project

Hello-I picked up a Kreg Master System over the holidays and I am gearing up to create my first project.Project is going to be a walk in closet organizational unit.  Question I have is what would be the best way to attach my plywood partitions to the wall?  I am thinking of using a 1x4 stringer attached to the wall studs.Option 1 would be to us Kreg joints on my partition into the stringer.Option 2 would be to attach the partition with a butt joint (screw from back side of stringer into…See More
Jan 8, 2013

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